In the pair of previous segments of “Horsepower In A Box,” we examined the hardware found inside a crate motor (or perhaps more correctly, what hardware to look for). Cylinder blocks, reciprocating assemblies, camshafts and associated valve train hardware and cylinder heads were the pieces we touched upon.
Last time we took a look at cylinder blocks and reciprocating assemblies. They’re absolutely important, but equally critical is the complete valve train and of course, the cylinder heads that support it. Continue reading for the second part in Wayne Scraba’s series on Crate Engines.
“Horsepower in a box” is nothing new. But these days, there are far more options out there for crate motors. This four part series takes a look at what you need to know about a box full of power.